Pair of Tables

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Project by ErikF posted 375 days ago 1255 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started these tables a while back and have slowly been chipping away at them. Nothing seemed to go right with this project so one design idea lead to another until I ended up with this. My wife suggested adding an indented curve along the front and back of the tops…according to her they look like school desk tops in their current state.

Cherry, walnut, hickory, and padauk drawer pulls.

Thanks for looking.

-- Power to the people.

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#1 posted 375 days ago

Wow! Really nice feel to these. Visually well balanced.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 375 days ago

Those are really nice looking. Don’t see an old school desk myself.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#3 posted 375 days ago

Cool design ,nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 375 days ago

Really good looking tables…love the way you did the drawer fronts and legs…great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#5 posted 375 days ago

I like them! I see more of an Asian infuence to them myself.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#6 posted 375 days ago

Is good, no?!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#7 posted 374 days ago

Incredible design,verry nice looking table.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 374 days ago

very nice

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#9 posted 373 days ago

I like the Asian look. Nice choice of woods.

I’m towards the end of making 3 tables and nothing has gone right so I feel your pain. I made the tops too big and they over power the base but I like the tops so much that I decided to repurpose them as TV trays. So I’m making new tops now.

I’m not being critical but I like your wife’s idea. Another thought is to add a detail to the top that has the similar curves as the table top support. Just an idea.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#10 posted 372 days ago

Great design!

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#11 posted 371 days ago

Cool and unique tables! Like the interesting design, beautiful wood combo and finish. Well done!

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